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Hyptis emoryi.jpg
Hyptis emoryi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Hyptis

Hyptis is a genus of flowering plant in the Lamiaceae family. These plants, known commonly as bushmints, are widespread in tropical North and South America, as well as parts of West Africa.[1] There are 300 to 400 species, which may be annual or perennial, and small herb to large shrub.

Selected species:


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia

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Gallery of Hyptis suaveolens[edit]